Everything You Need to Know About Birding

New Feeders Just In Time For National Bird Feeding Month

Feb 7, 2020 10:59:12 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding, Bird Watching, Winter Birding, National Bird Feeding Month, Bird Feeders

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Hey! JCs Wildlife, what are those weird bird feeders on your website?

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Summer Bird Feeding Tips and Tricks!

May 16, 2019 3:49:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Hummingbirds, Bird Feeding

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As the temperature climbs higher, our yards tend to fill with the sounds of birds. Yet summer feeding is often a challenge for even the most experienced birders. Here are some tricks of the trade, along with a few facts and myths: 

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Bird Feeder Masterclass: Caring for Your Feeder

May 2, 2018 12:52:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding

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Over the years, we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of the information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish. 

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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Choosing a Feeder

Mar 5, 2018 9:36:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding, Bird Watching

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Over the years, we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish. 

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Dos and Don'ts of Bird Feeder Set Up

Feb 7, 2018 1:14:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Bird Feeding, Bird Watching

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Photo by Mackenzie Chapman

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Which Bird Seed is Best?

Sep 29, 2016 10:27:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding

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Spotting a new or rare bird perched at the backyard bird feeder is one of life's simple joys. Not only is it fun to watch the various birds come by for a visit, but feeding our feathered friends also helps sustain them when inclement weather makes foraging difficult. More than 50 million people in the United States alone have backyard bird feeders, but knowing the best type of bird seed to buy is not always easy. The following guide breaks down seed varieties to help you decide on the best blends for your feeder. 

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Charming Goldfinches

Jun 10, 2016 3:31:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding

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American Goldfinches are some of the most recognizable, friendly birds in the avian world. With their bright color and bouncy behavior, its no wonder why a group of Goldfinches is known as a charm. Check out these interesting facts and feeding tips to keep them coming back. 

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Top 5 Bird Feeding Fails

Feb 12, 2016 11:27:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding

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Feeding the birds is a fun way to get to know the native birds in the area. The JCs Wildlife Team has put together five "feeding fails" to avoid. Read on for insider tips on keeping your birds happy and healthy!

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Bye-Bye, Birdie!

Jul 16, 2015 5:02:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Hummingbirds, Bird Feeding

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Summer is quickly coming to a close and for many of us, that means cooler weather, trudging back to school, and saying good-bye to our colorful summer visitors. Several species of Hummingbirds are either gearing up to leave or have already started moving into their winter homes. These tiny, mysterious creatures each have their own unique path they have followed for generations. Thanks to observant, dedicated birders, their flight paths have been documented so that enthusiasts can anticipate their peak viewing times. When can you expect a visit from these "Flying Jewels?" 

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Make Way for Hummingbirds!

May 20, 2015 11:15:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Hummingbirds, How to attract Hummingbirds, Bird Feeding

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